ioby’s Summer Party is almost upon us! (In the New York area? It’s not too late to snag a ticket to this June 21 shindig!)
We’re excited to party with ioby leaders, partners, neighbors and friends, and to celebrate all the amazing work being done in neighborhoods across the US.
We’re ESPECIALLY excited to toast the achievements of our Summer Party honorees, truly some of the most incredible people we know.
So why are we so star-struck? Keep reading!
Joyce Moore is a many-time ioby Leader who has brought art, fresh food, affordable housing, and more to her Indianapolis neighborhood through her innovative social enterprise. Joyce and her family’s passionate commitment to staying in and improving their neighborhood through decades of changes is a true inspiration to all of us at ioby. Together with her son, Justin, she co-founded Urban Patch, LLC whose goal is “To Make the American Inner City Better” by bringing the Greatest Generation ideals into the future of the American inner city community—through urban gardening, housing preservation, food justice work, education, strides forward in green infrastructure, and more.
Micah L. Sifry
Micah is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Civic Hall, as well as Co-Founder of Personal Democracy Media, which produces the annual Personal Democracy Forum conference on the ways technology is changing politics. In addition, he consults on how political organizations, campaigns, non-profits and media entities can adapt to and thrive in a networked world. Micah’s work has been foundational in the way we at ioby think about the power of technology to spark civic engagement and strengthen social movements – he’s lived, breathed, and made waves at the forefront of civic tech for decades.
Partnerships for Parks
Partnerships for Parks has enabled thousands of New Yorkers to become dedicated advocates, stewards, and organizers around parks and open spaces in the city. This joint program of NYC Parks and City Parks Foundation equips communities to take a leadership role in improving and managing some of our greatest assets: our green spaces.